Acoustics, Health & Safety & Environmental Health CPD

IOA Certificate of Competence in Workplace Noise Risk Assessment

Appreciate the nature of noise hazards in the workplace and the need to protect the hearing of employees and advise and assist employers to meet statutory duties relating to noise in the workplace.

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IOA Certificate of Competence in Workplace Noise Risk Assessment

Course Overview

  • Attendance


    PART
  • Duration


    5 days. Normally delivered over 1 week. Assessment date is determined by the IOA.
  • Dates


    Spring and Autumn
  • Venue


    City Campus
  • Cost


    TBC

Appreciate the nature of noise hazards in the workplace and the need to protect the hearing of employees and advise and assist employers to meet statutory duties relating to noise in the workplace.

After completing the course delegates should be able to:

  • Explain the requirements of the current legislation and regulations
  • Understand the elements of a noise risk assessment, and the part that noise exposure assessment plays. Make satisfactory measurements of noise levels in workplaces
  • Assess daily noise exposure levels of employees from information about noise levels and work patterns
  • Advise on the components of a noise action plan
  • Select suitable hearing protection
  • Identify areas where noise reduction is required and discuss basic noise control techniques
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